Book #73503
An Introduction to Municipal Law. Designed for General Readers, and. John Norton Pomeroy.
An Introduction to Municipal Law. Designed for General Readers, and...

An Introduction to Municipal Law. Designed for General Readers, and...

Considers Presidential War Powers, Codification and the Status of Married Women Pomeroy, John Norton [1828-1885]. An Introduction to Municipal Law: Designed for General Readers and for Students in Colleges and Higher Schools. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1864. xxxviii, 544 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Original textured cloth, blind frames to boards, gilt title to spine, several signatures unopened. A few minor stains and spots, light rubbing to extremities, spine lettering oxidized. Light toning to interior, early annotations to margins in pencil in a few places. $450. * First edition. This important treatise is not a study municipal law in the modern sense, but a study of the positive law of the state and its history. A widely circulated book, it was highly regarded for its elegant prose style and thoughtful consideration of such topics as codification, legislation relating to married women and the war powers of the president under the Constitution. A second edition was published in 1883. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II:370.

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